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The Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) develops creative and practical solutions to enhance Portland’s livability, preserve distinctive places and plan for a resilient future.

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  1. Jun 26

    Working together for a smooth collection day

    Garbage, recycling and composting drivers work hard every day to collect materials from all over Portland.

  2. Jun 22

    Community invited to discuss African American Historic Sites Documentation Project

    The collaborative project will create an easier path to historic designation for significant African American resources in Portland.

  3. Jun 16

    Quick reference guide to curbside garbage, composting and recycling

    Use this guide for weekly recycling and composting and every-other-week garbage collection for residents living in a single-family home or smallplex of 2-4 units.

  4. Jun 15

    Public invited to comment on Comp Plan/Zoning Map changes in Map Refinement Project Discussion Draft

    Discrete changes to some base zones and overlay zones will synch the Zoning Map with the City’s new Comprehensive Plan Map.

  5. Jun 15

    PSC News: June 27, 2017 Meeting Information and Documents

    R/W 8073: Street Vacation Request — hearing / recommendation; Transportation System Development Charges — work session; Design Overlay Zoning Amendments — briefing

City climate leadership award

Portland receives climate leadership award from C40 and Siemens.